Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To receive an update on the latest revenue and capital position and to consider any write off requests, virements and any other financial decisions requiring Cabinet approval.
That the following be noted:
· The forecast year-end position for the General Fund revenue budgets is a net adverse variance of £292k. The current forecast assumes Covid-19 pressures will be funded from additional grants received in year and will continue to be monitored monthly and reported alongside any grant funding provided to mitigate the spend or lost income.
· That there are a number of exceptional issues, estimated to be £95m, not included in the forecast above that are included in the Capitalisation Direction request to DLUHC.
· The DSG balance is forecast to be a cumulative deficit of £25.5m by the end of this financial year.
· At end of December 2021, the HRA was forecasting a surplus of £0.927m for 2021/22, however this may change as work progresses on the Business Plan. Any surplus will be transferred to the HRA reserves at year-end.
· The additions and reductions to the capital programme set out in appendix E.
· The forecast capital programme outturn for the General Fund for 2021/22 is currently £55m, of which £12m is to be financed from new borrowing.
· The forecast capital programme outturn for the HRA for 2021/22 is currently £13.0m.
Report author: Steven Mair
Publication date: 28/02/2022
Date of decision: 09/03/2022
Decided at meeting: 09/03/2022 - Cabinet